Definitions for speak

Definitions for (verb) speak

Main entry: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

Main entry: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words

Main entry: talk, speak

Definition: use language

Usage: the baby talks already; the prisoner won't speak; they speak a strange dialect

Main entry: address, speak

Definition: give a speech to

Usage: The chairman addressed the board of trustees

Main entry: speak

Definition: make a characteristic or natural sound

Usage: The drums spoke

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